The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows PowerShell
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 34 31
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.11% 1.97% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.34% 5.95% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £300 £308 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +35.84%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 128 84 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 47.41% 33.07% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 48 37
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.80 £19.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.87% -5.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £9.00 £18.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £18.80 £21.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Liverpool

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Liverpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 4 (40.00%) Task Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (30.00%) Software Distribution
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (30.00%) Android
3 3 (30.00%) Altiris
3 3 (30.00%) Wyse
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) VBScript
3 3 (30.00%) AdminStudio
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Lync Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Task Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (30.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (30.00%) Software Distribution
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) Email Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) VBScript
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Altiris
2 3 (30.00%) Wyse